Gert Mittring

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Gert Mittring.

Gert Mittring (born in Stuttgart on May 26, 1966)[citation needed] is a German mental calculator. He was inspired by the late Wim Klein.[1] He has competed in the MSO mental calculation event every year since 2004, failing to win the gold medal outright on only four occasions.[2] He has held numerous world records for mental calculation, such as calculating the 89247th root of a 1000000 digit number.[3] He has doctorates in psychology and education.[citation needed] Mittring is said to have been poor in math during his school years.[4] He has written several books on mental calculation.[5][6]


  1. ^ Symmetry Magazine, December 2012
  2. ^ Mental calculations on Mind Sports Official website
  3. ^ Tages-Anzeiger, 05.05.2016
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  5. ^ Mittring, Gert (2013). Fit im Kopf mit Rechenweltmeister Dr. Dr. Mittring. ISBN 978-3596189366.
  6. ^ Mittring, Gert (2012). Rechnen mit dem Weltmeister. ISBN 978-3596189892.
  • Bredenkamp, J., Klein, K.-M., von Hayn, S. & Vaterrodt, B. (1988). Gedächtnispsychologische Untersuchungen eines Rechenkünstlers. Sprache und Kognition, 7, S. 69–83. [1]
  • Bredenkamp, J. (1990). Kognitionspsychologische Untersuchungen eines Rechenkünstlers. In: H. Feger (Hg.): Wissenschaft und Verantwortung. Hogrefe, Göttingen [2]
  • Bredenkamp, J. & Klein, K.-M. (1996). Strategien und Arbeitsgedächtnis eines Rechenkünstlers. [3]

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